Indiana University/Organization of American Historians
March 5, 2018
Starting at 50000.00
Full Time - Experienced
Indiana University, Bloomington
The Department of History at Indiana University and the Journal of American History seek a Visiting Assistant Professor and Assistant Editor for a two-year, non-tenure-track appointment beginning August 1, 2018. A Ph.D., with specialization in U.S. history, is required by the start date. The new hire will teach a half-time, 1-1 load in the history department, likely to include at least one survey course. He or she will also work half-time at the JAH, managing book reviews and contributing to the publication of the OAH blog, Process: a blog for American history. The salary is $50,000 plus benefits.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, vitae, writing sample, and three letters of reference. Applicants may also submit materials demonstrating teaching aptitude. Review of applications will begin March 26, 2018; the position will remain open until filled. Finalists will be interviewed by Skype or telephone.
Indiana University has a strong commitment to principles of diversity and in that spirit seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, and persons with disabilities. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.
About Indiana University/Organization of American Historians
Founded in 1907, the Organization of American Historians (OAH) is the largest professional society dedicated to the teaching and study of American history. The mission of the organization is to promote excellence in the scholarship, teaching, and presentation of American history, and to encourage wide discussion of historical questions and equitable treatment of all practitioners of history. The OAH is supported through the contributions of its membership, income from the annual meeting, and the support of Indiana University. The OAH represents more than 7,800 historians working in the U.S. and abroad. Our members include college and university professors, precollegiate teachers, archivists, museum curators, public historians, students, and a variety of scholars employed in government and the private sector.